Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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New Book: Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture

This volume illustrates the contribution of interactive governance theory to understanding core fisheries and aquaculture challenges.

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Mission

Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

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Total annual catch

Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

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Svein Jentoft

Country: Norway
“In my judgement, the SSF-guidelines is the best that has happened to small-scale fisheries - besides TBTI that is.” [read more]

News & Updates

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Sign up to TBTI new Research Clusters

TBTI is moving into a new phase with the organization of activities around twelve ‘research clusters’, several of which are linked to the original themes, but many are added ba ...[read more]

Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) launched

TBTI has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key ...[read more]

WHO WE ARE

Officially launched in September 2012, this six-year long Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) project is an open network that encourages anyone interested in SS ...[read more]

Talk about ‘Innovations and Opportunities in Small-Scale Fisheries’ at UBC

Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee recently gave a talk on "Innovations and Opportunities in Small-scale Fisheries" as part of the FISH 500 Seminar Series. Organized at the University of Briti ...[read more]